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Man sentenced to 10 years in bank, store robberies

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to robbing a gas station and two banks in New Hampshire.

Today at 06:56AM
Letter: Bernie speaks for me

America, land of the free and the brave. Or is it? Is America not less free when billionaires can buy the presidency; when bright young adults cannot afford college to better their lives; when loving…

Today at 06:56AM
Letter: Thanks, Concord Hospital

No one especially wants to spend time in a hospital, but if you do, like I did last week, it's good to know that Concord Hospital has a staff that will take great care of you and get you back to your…

Today at 06:56AM
Letter: Vote for Kretovic, Ward 3

Please vote for Jennifer Kretovic for Ward 3 Concord city councilor on Nov. 3. Kretovic has the talent, intelligence, experience and skills to effectively represent the citizens of West Concord and…

Today at 05:19AM
Hassan submitting 6 names as judicial nominees

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Gov. Maggie Hassan is nominating two judges to the New Hampshire Superior Court.

Today at 05:01AM
Hassan to speak at Derry forum on substance abuse

DERRY, N.H. (AP) - Gov. Maggie Hassan will speak about the state's response to heroin and prescription drug abuse, including youth prevention efforts, during a community forum focused on substance abuse in New Hampshire.

Today at 04:07AM
New Hampshire startups to compete at 'TechOut'

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Five startup companies are making live pitches to compete for prizes up to $50,000 at TechOut, held by the New Hampshire High Tech Council.

Today at 04:07AM
Shania Twain cancels concerts in New Hampshire, New York

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Shania Twain has canceled her "Rock This Country" tour in New Hampshire and New York after being diagnosed with a respiratory infection.

Today at 03:49AM
Cops: Dog kicked to death for relieving itself on man's lawn

KEENE, N.H. (AP) - A city council candidate in southwestern New Hampshire is facing animal cruelty charges after police say he kicked his neighbor's 17-year-old dog to death after it tried to relieve itself on his lawn.

Today at 01:31AM
General Mills recalling 1.8M Cheerios boxes on allergy risk

General Mills is recalling 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios produced at a plant in Lodi, Calif., saying the cereal is labeled gluten-free but actually contains wheat. The recall affects…

Today at 12:37AM
Harvey misses Mets' workout, apologizes after late arrival

NEW YORK - Matt Harvey is off to a horrendous start in his first postseason. The star pitcher missed a mandatory New York Mets workout Tuesday at Citi Field and apologized to the team for arriving late.…

Today at 12:37AM
Keuchel, Astros shut out Yankees in AL wild-card game

NEW YORK - Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros defied expectations all season long. Facing his biggest test yet, the bearded ace beat the odds and the Yankees once again. Pitching on three days' rest…

Today at 12:36AM
A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

JV results The Hopkinton JV boys' soccer team defeated Mascoma, 7-0. Paul Molna, Ben Bickford, Travis Bender, Connor Daniels, Pete Sintros and Durk Jorgensen all scored for the Hawks. Sam Crawford (six…

Today at 12:31AM
Gasholder, piece of industrial past, faces uncertain future

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A round, red-brick relic of this country's industrial transformation sits shakily at the southern entrance to New Hampshire's capital city, the cupola atop its conical, tree-damaged roof slumping northward.

Today at 12:31AM
Hassan presents state judicial nominees

Gov. Maggie Hassan will nominate two judges to serve on the superior court and four to serve on the Circuit Court. Hassan will put forward the slate of nominees at the Executive Council breakfast this…

Today at 12:23AM
Monitor Board of Contributors: The crime of poverty

In a new investigative report, the American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire found that circuit court judges in our state are jailing debtors who have no ability to pay fines or fees they owe. Instead…

Today at 12:23AM
Editorial: This is no time for Clinton to ditch N.H.

According to a report from Politico published this week, a "circle of informal advisers" to Hillary Clinton think she should rededicate her campaign resources to the primary states following New Hampshire.…

Today at 12:23AM
My Turn: Now is the time for 'No Labels'

In his recent op-ed (Monitor Forum, Oct. 2), my fellow Democrat and longtime friend, state Rep. Robert Backus (District 19), said he would not abandon his blue label to support No Labels, a group of which…

Today at 12:19AM
Fiorina outlines hawkish policies on Iran, Russia

Should Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina win the Oval Office, she wouldn't be making any calls to her counterpart in Russia. "I wouldn't speak to Vladmir Putin," Fiorina said. She would,…

Today at 12:18AM
Franklin's mayor elected to a fifth term; city council, school board have new elected officials

Ken Merrifield will serve a fifth-term as Franklin's mayor, the only mayor in the city's history to serve as many consecutive terms. Merrifield, 52, defeated Logan Barbosa, 27, by a wide margin for re-election…

Today at 12:15AM
Federal investigators probe Amtrak train accident in Vermont

The National Transportation Safety Board is now investigating the derailment in central Vermont of a Washington, D.C.-bound Amtrak train after it hit rocks that had fallen onto the tracks, sending two…

Today at 12:13AM
Massachusetts could ban talking on cellphones while driving

Families of those killed in distracted driving accidents are asking state lawmakers to back legislation that would require drivers to use hands-free phones in Massachusetts. Foxborough resident Jerry…

Today at 12:13AM
Supporters, critics of transgender bills clash at hearing

Critics of Massachusetts proposals to extend non-discrimination protections to transgender people in restaurants, schools or any place that accommodates the public said the state should instead focus on…

Today at 12:07AM
Poet Simic cherishes N.H. life with Donald Hall-Jane Kenyon Prize

New Hampshire poet Charles Simic has received many accolades throughout his seven-plus decades of life, including the Pulitzer Prize and the MacArthur Fellowship. On Tuesday night, one more award was added…

Oct 6
Vermont man attempts suicidal jump from I-93 bridge in Concord

State police said a Vermont man attempted suicide by trying to jump off a bridge on Interstate 93 in Concord on Tuesday. James Thresher, 68, of Hinesburg, Vt., tried to jump from the interstate onto Manchester…